President Trump has vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2021 over its lack of action against big tech and pushed for the removal of Confederate names from some military bases.
Trump vetoed the $ 740 billion NDAA on Wednesday in part because he failed to make any changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act that would strip Big Tech of its immunity.
“My administration has taken strong action to help keep our nation safe and support our service members,” Trump wrote in the House of Representatives. “I will not approve of this bill, which would put the interests of the Washington, DC establishment over those of the American people.
As for renaming military bases after Confederate figures, Trump said, “I have been clear in my opposition to politically motivated attempts like this to wash away history and dishonor the immense progress our country has made for. is defeated in the realization of our founding principles.
The bill will now return to Congress, but they are believed to have the votes to overturn Trump’s veto.
“The Defense Bill was passed in Congress with strong bipartisan support, passing House 335-78 and Senate 84-13 – making it likely that Congress could override the government’s veto. president, “Fox News reported.
Trump had indicated he would veto the NDAA earlier this month, saying the ultimate beneficiary of the bill would be China.
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